Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia. Written by: José Alaniz. José explores the problematic publication history of komiks–an art form much-maligned as “bourgeois” mass diversion before, during, and after the collapse of the USSR–with an emphasis on the last twenty years. Using archival research, interviews with major artists and publishers, and close readings of several works, Komiks: Comic Art in Russia provides heretofore unavailable access to the country’s rich–but unknown–comics heritage.

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